2019-07-10

2019-07-10 E-Edition

Storm Knocks Down Poles, Knocks Out Power In Area

A thunderstorm rolled through Archbold Tuesday evening, July 2, after 8 pm, damaging trees and utility poles, knocking out power to half of Archbold, plus Pettisville and Burlington-Elmira. Power to Archbold was restored around 5 am the following day, but some areas had to wait a while longer. Some roads in the area were blocked by downed trees and either […]

New Water Meters Okayed By Council

If you have a home in Archbold, and that home has a water meter, you can expect a visitor this fall. It will be a technician from a private company who will come to your home to change all, or part, of your water meter. Archbold village council approved a resolution at its Monday, July 1 meeting to install a […]

Domestic Violence Safehouse Waiting On Operating Funds

The JJ SafeHouse rehabilitation center for female victims of domestic violence won’t open until there’s enough cash on hand to cover one year of operations. “We’re not opening those doors until I have one year of operations in the checking account,” Jennifer Panczyszyn, chairman and founder of the group, said Monday, July 8. She estimated the oneyear operating budget for […]

Archbold Artist Didn’t Start In Art



As a student at Archbold High School, Jessica Flores, AHS ‘99, was more interested in the industrial arts program than the art program. “What’s funny is I was in industrial arts. I never really got involved in art classes in high school,” Flores said. Today, she is one of the featured artists for July at the Sofia Quintero Art & […]

Scouts Hike 17 Miles

Members of Archbold Boy Scout Troop 63 hiked the first 17-mile leg of a 50-mile trip from Fort Defiance to Fort Meigs in Perrysburg. But 90-plus degree heat and a 99-degree heat index forced the five troop members to postpone completion of the two additional legs. The hike commemorates the same hike completed by members of Troop 64 in August […]

Trustees Look Into Cemetery Repairs

The German Township Trustees are looking into repairs to restore old, tilting headstones at the Johnson Cemetery north of Archbold. The trustees discussed the project with Andy Dominique during their Monday, July 8 meeting. Joe Short, president of the trustees, said Dominique works with Homier’s Monumental, who provides monument stones for cemeteries. Short said Dominique has spent over 40 years […]

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of July 15-19 MONDAY: beef stew, tossed salad, cottage cheese, mandarin oranges, biscuits. TUESDAY: chicken & noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, mixed fruit. WEDNESDAY: lasagna, steamed cauliflower, sugar snap peas, fresh grapes. THURSDAY: cabbage rolls, mashed potatoes, peas & carrots, pears, pie. FRIDAY: teriyaki chicken, fried rice, midori blend vegetables, fresh tangerine, juice.

A Fourth Of July Tradition

A Sauder Village July 4 tradition is the annual Naturalization Ceremony, in which men and women from around the world become U.S. citizens. At this year’s event, 51 persons from 31 countries took the oath of citizenship, officially becoming Americans. Left: Juliana Dos Anjos, originally from Brazil, with her son Daniel, 4, after taking the oath. Right: Mgango Ngale, of […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit


Pentecost Four Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Psalms Of Ascent: What is trust? “ Psalm 125, Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Nick & Ruby Leininger, Ralph & Carolyn Metzler, greeters; Jen Nafziger & family, prelude, offertory; Bev Miller, worship leader; Anita Roth, song leader; MYF report, Kaitlyn Elkins. Message, “Where is the ‘Mission Field?’” […]


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